|Role American football player|
Name Vernon Maxwell
Career end 1989
|College: Arizona State|
Career start 1983
Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Height 1.88 m
|Date of birth: (1961-10-25) October 25, 1961 (age 54)|
High school: Los Angeles (CA) Verbum Dei
NFL draft: 1983 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29
Awards NFL Honors - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Education Arizona State University
Vernon Leroy Maxwell (born October 25, 1961) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the 1980s. Maxwell played college football for Arizona State University, and was selected as an All-American. He played professionally for the Indianapolis Colts, Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks, and was recognized as the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Maxwell was born in Birmingham, Alabama.